Sex Roles: A Journal of Research is inviting manuscripts for a Special Issue on gender-typed toys and play in children’s development with Guest Editors Erica S. Weisgram and Lisa M. Dinella. Gender differences in toy interests and play styles are large and have been found to have important effects on the cognitive and social skills that children develop.
In this Special Issue, the editors invite manuscripts from a variety of different perspectives that examine the complex causes and consequences of gender-typed toy interests and play styles.
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) is pleased to announce social policy experts Ron Haskins and Isabel Sawhill as the winners of the 2016 Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize. Each year, the Moynihan Prize is given to a leading policy-maker, social scientist or public intellectual whose career demonstrates the value of using social science evidence to advance the public good.
The University of Haifa has launched The International MA Program in Child Development for Developing Countries, designed to increase the professional knowledge of childcare professionals who work with children.
The 3rd Annual ECDE Summit 2016 registration is still open. The summit is scheduled to be held on Tuesday May 17th to Thursday May 19th, 2016 in Kisumu County, Kenya.
Early Experience and Sensitive Periods in DevelopmentEttore Majorana centre, Erice, ItalyAugust 1- September 5Website: http://old.unipr.it/arpa/mirror/erice201608/index.htm
Invited Symposium: Frontiers in Social Neuroscience: Advancing Understanding of Human DevelopmentCo-sponsored by APS and the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD)
Ronald E. Dahl (Co-chair)
University of California, Berkeley
Pamela E. Davis-Kean (Co-chair)
University of Michigan
Christopher S. Monk
University of Michigan
University of Washington
The Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant provides support for students interested in a career in global early child development who are from or doing research in low- or middle-income countries. The Grant includes US $5,000 to support dissertation research and a 2-year student membership to SRCD.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA) invites proposals for conferences in education research. AERA supports research conferences intended to break new ground in substantive areas of inquiry, stimulate new lines of study on issues that have been largely unexplored, or develop innovative research methods or techniques that can contribute more generally to education research. Conferences may focus on conceptual, empirical, or methodological issues important to understanding the state of the knowledge and charting directions for future research.
National Black Child Development Institute
46th Annual Conference
October 1-4, 2016Call for Proposals
The National Black Child Development Institute's Annual Conference presenters and participants are at the core of the convening's success.
You are invited to contribute to their strengths-based, action-oriented solutions to help conference attendees achieve identified outcomes and foster change within their local communities.
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) is accepting proposals for its 2016 Annual Conference, planned for Nov. 2-5 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference theme is “Families and Human Rights: Promise and Vulnerability in the 21st Century.”